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How to spot Counterfeit Video Games

Foreign Subtitles in JRPG's will Give us the Best Story

JRPG Video Games

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The Best Life Lessons I Ever Learned from Videogames

Retro Gaming

A couple years back, while visiting with family over Thanksgiving, my cousins and siblings and I started playing the card game we call King Peasant (though it’s also called a lot of other things around the world). 

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When is it Time, to Play Skillfully or Run Like Hell?

Game Play and Design


Sometimes it's better to run!”: Enemy Leveling Systems Can Make or Break a Game World

A handful of hours into Final Fantasy XII, your party emerges from the linear opening of the game and is able to explore and level up in the game’s first open world environment: the Dalmasca Estersand.

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Can Violence Influence your Choice on Playing Certain Games?

Violence in Video Games

The Joys and Design of Violence in Your Favorite Video Games

            I’m going to be honest: I don’t just like the best shooters out there; I play a fair amount of also-rans as well. I got my PS4 less than a year ago and have been working through the back catalog playing games like Undertale and Bloodborne.

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Are Video Game Sequels, For Better or Worse?

Gaming Sequels

Balancing the Old and the New in Game Sequels

I started playing Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones for GBA yesterday, and while on the Fire Emblem Wiki I glanced over the summary of the game’s reception, which went something like this:

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Hell No, Videogames can't make me be a Racist or a Sexist!

Racist Video Games

In another post, I argued that videogames (like all expressive media) influence the world but that, cumulatively, their influence is more likely to be positive than negative because games can show us new. 

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Retro Gaming with the Sega Genesis

Sega Genesis Video Game Console

One of the most important consoles in the history of home video games was the Genesis, released by Sega in North America in the summer of 1989. It was a 16-bit console that featured a library that eventually topped out at over 900 different games.

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Xbox One TitanFall, The Game That saved Microsoft

TitanFall Xbox One

The console wars find Microsoft, with its ambitious yet expensive offer, the Xbox One, lagging behind the PlayStation 4. In fact, the PS4 has sold over six million units worldwide, while the Xbox One is yet to break four million.

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The LowDown on in game advertising Exposed

Video Game Advertising

The Forbidden Truth About in game advertising Revealed By An Old Gaming Pro

            Between 2005 and 2007, the U.S. game industry passed up first the movie and then the music industries in terms of overall revenue, clearly staking its claim as a major media player for anyone who was still unsure.

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Oculus Rift: A Tantalizing Prospect with Valve Backing

Oculus Rift, VR Headset

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Who Killed Grand Theft Auto IV, and Got away with It?

Grand Theft Auto IV

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The Classic’s Never Die, Gaming with Nostalgia is Growing

Retro Video Games

 

Even though video game giants like Sony and Microsoft continue to release their "latest and greatest" hardware in the form of the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, retro gaming is continuing to grow.

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Video Game Trends to Watch in 2014, Part 2

Video Game Trends

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Video Game Trends to Watch in 2014, Part 1

Video Game Trends

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XCOM'S Story Works Perfect in Video Games

Video Game Story Xcom

Dive into XCOM’s Compelling Video Game Story

            Partway through XCOM: Enemy Within (the expanded version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown), I realized that its video game story would never work in a movie.

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Revealing a True Gaming Legend, The Super Nintendo Console

Super Nintendo Console

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System, more popularly known as the SNES, was released in 1990. It quickly became one of the most popular gaming devices of its time, partly defining the fourth generation of video game consoles.

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Why PC & Mobile Gaming, cant Dethrone the Video Game Console

Console Gaming

Every few months or so I see another article about how console gaming is at death’s door. I don’t buy it. Most of my gaming happens on consoles, and I expect to keep it that way for the foreseeable future. Here’s why.

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Are mobile Ports for iOS and Android good for Gaming?

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

May the Port Be With You: Mobile Versions of Classic Games Let You Carry Your Past in Your Pocket

The release of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for iOS and Android last month got me thinking about the increasing number of old PC and console games being ported to mobile platforms.

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The Old School Game Vault

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Selling Used Video Games Online For Cash

Selling Retro Video Games Online is So Easy!

If you have a lot of games to sell, then by all means you have come to the right place.  

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